Stanford Professor: Google Consumes 0.01% Of The World’s Electricity

Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) uses about 900,000 servers to power their cloud computing, advertising, web-productivity apps, social network, and Google search engine services. Those servers use 0.01% of the world’s electricity. Stanford University professor Jonathan Koomey made this prediction based on data centers making up 1.5% of worldwide electricity (2.2% in the U.S. alone). []

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